The husband-and-wife team who worked on the Covid vaccine have said the same technology could be used to treat cancer.
A cancer vaccine by 2030?
The husband-and-wife team who worked on the Covid jab say the same technology could be used to treat cancer.
These vaccines tell the cells to produce a protein that can fight tumours.
The trials are in the early stages, but results have been encouraging, so far.
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0:00 – Introduction
0:22 – Story
1:06 – Headline 1: The BBC: BioNTech: Could Covid vaccine technology crack cancer?
2:40 – Headline 2: The Standard: Cancer vaccine being hailed by leading Covid scientists
4:26 – Headline 3: The Times: Expect cancer vaccine by 2030, say Covid pioneers
6:51 – Language summary
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